Concord News

GOP candidates run for county executive

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com A Republican candidate for St. Louis County executive will be waiting to challenge whoever wins the battle between Democrats Steve Stenger and Mark Mantovani in the Democratic primary Tuesday, Aug. 7. Republicans Paul Berry III and Daniel Sampson are running in the Aug. 7 Republican primary. Both candidates have

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Stenger makes the case to voters in his re-election bid

Above: County Executive Steve Stenger talks to the Tesson Ferry Democrats June 25, with club member Laura Metz in the background. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With less than a month to go before the Democratic primary showdown for county executive, incumbent County Executive Steve Stenger and his opponent

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Mateker’s Meat & Catering closes its doors Saturday

Above: Charles W. Mateker Jr. on the next-to-last day of business at Mateker’s Friday. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. Mateker’s Meat & Catering will close its doors for good Saturday after more than 80 years in business in south county. The shop is located at 11642 Concord Village Ave. “I am sad to say goodbye to

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Green Park could annex nearby area under plan

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com The city of Green Park could annex nearby areas of unincorporated St. Louis County if those neighbors across Lindbergh Boulevard sign on to a city proposal. Fred Hoehn, a citizen of Green Park, is very familiar with the incorporation process since he led the effort to found the city

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Local men win multi-state tennis USTA championship in Arkansas

Donnal Leisher and Kent Brueggemann pose in front of the ‘Hot Springs Village Center’ sign during the tournament. Photo by Mary Brueggemann. Story by Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Two local men won the 80-year-old Doubles Division in the United States Tennis Association Multi States 70s and 80s Championships last month in Hot Springs,

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Delmar Gardens hosts a fireworks display Wednesday

Delmar Gardens South will host their annual free Independence Day fireworks and celebration at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the Delmar Gardens/Garden Villas South campus, 5300 Butler Hill Road. The family-friendly celebration became a tradition almost 30 years ago. Attendance for the annual celebration grows each year, currently exceeding 10,000 visitors between all Delmar

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Lindbergh collaborates with cities on security

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With school security weighing heavily on the minds of parents, local cities and school districts are doing what they can to beef up security measures. Since the Feb. 14 school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and the latest shooting last week in Santa Fe, Texas, state, city and school district

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St. Charles judge will decide whether Trakas stays as councilman

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A St. Charles judge will decide whether 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, has to forfeit his office for violating the county Charter with his work as an attorney for public school districts. St. Louis County Circuit Judge Douglas Beach transferred the case to the St. Charles County

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